called Russian punk feminist collective Pussy Riot “prisoners of
conscience,” after a February 21 anti-Putin protest landed three
members of the band on trial for “hooliganism motivated by
religious hatred.” The plight of Pussy Riot has provoked
international attention — and pressure for lenience — as the women
face three to seven years in prison.
Three members of Pussy Riot -- a Russian punk band and feminist collective that mocked Russian president Vladamir Putin during a "punk prayer" in a Moscow cathedral--have been found guilty of hooliganism driven by religious hatred ... Read Post
In spite of the international outcry, three members of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot were found guilty oday for "hooliganism" motivated by "religious hatred." Their punishment is two years in jail, which is less than the... Read Post